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The Rise of an American architecture

The Rise of an American architecture

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Published by Published in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- United States -- 19th century,
    • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Henry-Russell Hitchcock [and others] Edited with an introd. and exhibition notes by Edgar Kaufmann, Jr.
      ContributionsHitchcock, Henry Russell, 1903-, Kaufmann, Edgar, 1910- ed., Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA710 .R5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 241 p.
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5699739M
      LC Control Number70116442

      Paul Goldberger (born December 4, ) is an American architectural critic and educator, and a contributing editor for Vanity Fair magazine. From to he was the architecture critic for The New Yorker where he wrote the magazine's celebrated "Sky Line" column. He also holds the Joseph Urban Chair in Design and Architecture at The New School in New York mater: Yale University (B.A., ). The architecture of the United States demonstrates a broad variety of architectural styles and built forms over the country's history of over two centuries of independence and former Spanish and British rule.. Architecture in the United States has been shaped by many internal and external factors and regional distinctions. As a whole it represents a rich eclectic and .

      "Designing Detroit: Wirt Rowland and the Rise of Modern American Architecture" by Michael G. Smith In the early s, Detroit was leading the nation in architectural innovation and designer Wirt Rowland was at the forefront of this advancement, yet few are even aware of his substantial contribution to the evolution of architectural : Wayne State University Press. Designing Detroit: Wirt Rowland And The Rise Of Modern American Architecture (Great Lakes Books Series) - Hardcover - (Ap ) quantity Add to cart SKU: Categories: Architecture, Arts & Photography, Hardcover, Individual Architects & Firms Tags: , , English, Hardcover, Michael G. Smith, Wayne.

      “There is a new architectural history to be written, and there is an old architectural history to be rewritten.” John Coolridge, As if in renewed response to Coolridge’s words, a new history of American architecture has emerged during the past four decades. The Geography of Nowhere traces America's evolution from a nation of Main Streets and coherent communities to a land where every place is like no place in particular, where the cities are dead zones and the countryside is a wasteland of cartoon architecture and parking lots. In elegant and often hilarious prose, Kunstler depicts our nation's evolution from the Pilgrim/5().


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